DeSmogBlog: Christopher Monckton Described as "Loose Cannon" "17th Century Pamphleteer" By UKIP, Party Cuts Ties With Him

Christopher-Monckton-.jpg The Guardian reports that the UK Independence Party (UKIP) has distanced itself from "Lord" Christopher Monckton, the crazypants climate denier who thinks President Obama's birth certificate is fake, compared youth climate activists to "Hitler Youth" and a litany of other crazy stunts well-documented here at DeSmog over the years.  The Guardian's Leo Hickman reports ...

Drive-by Planet: Rio+20: ‘Fossil of the Day’ award for obstructionist Canada

At the Durban Climate Change Conference last year and now at the Earth Summit in Rio, Canada has been handed “Fossil of the Day” awards in recognition of its burgeoning reputation as a global leader in environmental obstructionism – not to mention its active role as trasher of environmental protections. Canada received the Rio Fossil ...